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Child Sponsorship & Development Facilitator - Wol Area Program

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator - Wol Area Program

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Agago District

Purpose of the position:

Excellently implement Child Sponsorship Operations in ways the meet WVU and WVI standards as well as cluster strategic priorities through effective supervision and working with of CSDAs.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Implementation of Child Sponsorship Service Operations

Effectively implement Sponsorship Service Operation to meet both WVU local and WVI standards.

  • Guide SOO1 and Project officers to deliver quality and timely Child Sponsorship work as per WVU and WVI standards.

  • Develop plans and guidelines for effective and efficient management of Sponsorship SOIs in the allocated APs

  • Track and monitor SOIs and advise SOO1 and Local partners as well as SPM on ways to improve performance.

  • Continuously monitor performance in Child Sponsorship SOIs and support SOOs and Project officers in ways that lead to improved performance by addressing challenges.

  • Identify any strategic challenges that would impinge excellency in Child Sponsorship Operations and share with SPM for support.

  • Contextualise and support operationalise both NO and SO Child Sponsorship Operational guidelines.

  • Manage RC monitoring to ensure that the WVI standard is consistently met, Cases identified and followed through for appropriate both system and field conclusive action.

  • Motivate Child Sponsorship team for better results in a more efficient & effective manners.

  • Build teams, coach, mentor and train staff to manage sponsorship operations efficiently & effectively.

  • Compile and rollout Sponsorship Activity Schedules for allocated APs to guide Child Sponsorship Operations

  • Streamline Child Sponsorship business process flow in the allocated ADPs leading to timeliness and effectiveness in complying with WVU, WVI and cluster standards.

  • Build capacities of local stakeholders to support and implement Child Sponsorship Operations.

  • Carry out field-based practical hands on coaching for SOOs & Project officers and local stakeholders on delivering timely and quality Child Sponsorship work.

  • Innovate better, context based and efficient ways of delivering child Sponsorship operations and Child wellbeing targets in clustered households.

Management of Integrated Programming for RC wellbeing

Effectively support integrated approach to Child Sponsorship programming.

  • Operationalize integration of Child Sponsorship operations with other sector development intervention to realize work efficiency and Child Wellbeing.

  • Ensure RCs and their households to meaningfully participate and benefit from Programme activities.

  • Identify integration opportunities between Child Sponsorship and other cluster sector operations for work efficiency and Child Wellbeing, and then influencing cluster sector leads.

  • Make meaningful contribution in development of Key Cluster documents inclusive of Annual operating plan and Budgets.

  • Make meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.

  • Technically guide DME processes in line with Child Sponsorship Programming guidelines.

  • Make meaningful contribution in designing and redesign of Programmes as per Sponsorship guidelines and partnership Strategic direction.

  • Guide Cluster on how to utilize Child Sponsorship systems information for effective child wellbeing programming.

  • Effectively and consistently utilize Child Sponsorship information to influence programming.

  • Guide CSDAs and local stakeholders on how to utilize Step information for planning in order to address child wellbeing.

Management of Sponsorship Initiatives (i.e SingleSTEP, Sponsorship 2.0, STEP Coaching and Mentoring)

Effectively manage implementation of Partnership initiatives (STEP, ID Card Scanner, SD, Quickstep, Digital Imaging) in line with the partnership guidelines and timeframes.

  • Develop ADP initiative Implementation Plan and roll out as per NO timelines.

  • Implement initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress plus making recommendations for better decision making.

  • Sensitize ADP Staff on the initiative details.

  • Make periodical reporting on the Initiative to the SPM, NO and other stakeholders.

  • Coach CSDAs on the initiative and follow-up on utilization of the initiative.

  • Provide technical support to the CSDAs on the initiative

  • Manage implementation of Child Sponsorship systems as per guidelines.

  • Ensure 100% return on investment of the Child sponsorship systems through 100% utilization of the systems for the intended objectives.

Progress Reporting

Report on Child Sponsorship Operations positioning out progress, celebrations, challenges and possible recommendations

  • Prepare timely and quality Child Sponsorship Operations report to the SPM copying NO as per NO predetermined monthly reporting template.

  • Provide feedback to cluster over Sponsorship reports.

  • Prepare periodical publications (significant change stories) on RC wellbeing.

Management of external engagements with SOs

Ensure quality and timely Communications between Cluster, NO and SOs.

  • Manage Child Sponsorship communications from ADP to NO/SOs.

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs.

  • Communicate to ADP teams on Key Sponsorship events or operations, follow-up on Reports, documents.

  • Manage Sponsor visits to their sponsored children in Uganda in line with child Sponsorship standards.

  • Arrange for the visit (Consider for all logistic needs).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on Child protection issues, visit report.

Child Protection

  • Identify the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Work with local leaders to protect children from child violations and abuses on child protection.

  • Sensitization of children including all RC on child protection.

  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.

  • Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.

  • Report cases of child incidents for follow up.

  • Communicate to Guardian/parents on the intent of the Sponsor visit and attain consent/confirmation or rejection of the visit.

  • Provide information to the CSSA SO on the possibility (confirmation, rejection) of the Visit.

  • Arrange for the visit (Consider for all logistic needs).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on Child protection issues, visit report.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must have a Degree in Social Sciences or Information management. Master’s degree qualification is preferred.

  • Must have at least 5 years’ experience in Sponsorship operations preferably within World Vision. Knowledge of World Vision sponsorship standards is an advantage

  • Skills in Project management and implementation.

  • Ability to identify training needs among Sponsorship staff

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

  • Knowledge of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship

  • Competences in managing business process in large organizations.

  • Computer literate

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services

  • Perform other duties as required

Child Sponsorship System Assistant - Pader Agago Cluster

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Child Sponsorship System Assistant - Pader Agago Cluster

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Pader District

Purpose of the position:

To Effectively Coordinate and Provide Technical support to Cluster Sponsorship Operations within the partnership standards for child wellbeing.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Management of Child Sponsorship Systems

  • Manage Sponsorship systems both Technical and Business processes within partnership guidelines.

  • Carry out timely system upgrade, maintenance and provide timely feedback on Child Sponsorship systems requested by NO and GC/SOs.

  • Support Staff and partners on utilization of the horizon mobile phone and any other new gadgets.

  • Support the Cluster/ AP with IT related issues (Cluster IT Focal Persons)

  • Carry out system data quality audit (RC Bio data, monitoring field, and participation and GN implementation).

Coordination of Child Sponsorship operations

  • In a timely manner, ensure entry of quality child data and SO communications (queries, GN, mails, child monitoring, and participation) into Child Sponsorship systems. (100% data entered for all RCs).

  • Generate, compile, analyze and submit monthly systems and Child Wellbeing reports to management.

  • Analyze variance reports, Child Status Reports, Project reports and guide the Programme/ cluster team in utilizing information for effective and efficient sponsorship operations

  • Coordinate periodic mailing of APR and Christmas Cards.

  • Ensure quality assurance of all sponsorship operations indicators.

  • Identify and build capacity of Staff and partners in child sponsorship operations.

  • Coordinate with the CSDF and develop an annual integrated monitoring plan.

  • Effectively manage and track all RC and family Participation in WV Programs through implementation of the annual integrated monitoring plan in line with the sponsorship standards

  • Support SOOs in Community engagement and sensitizations on Sponsorship model

Manage Communication and Sponsor Relations

  • Coordinate communication between sponsors and RCs for the AP

  • Communicate with Support office in compliance with sponsorship standards (timely notification on anticipated delays and reasons to justify)

  • Develop, monitor, and implement the established checks and controls for sponsor information in line with the child sponsorship standards

  • Monitor and advise staff on Child Sponsorship communications from Cluster to NO/SOs.

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs to the allocated APs with the SOO and CSDF.

  • Perform an intermediary role on critical communications between allocated APs and NO/SOs.

Management of Sponsorship Initiatives

  • Effectively manage implementation of Partnership initiatives (CDPCs, Sponsorship 2.0, and Digital Story Teller) in line with the partnership guidelines and timeframes.

  • Develop AP initiative Implementation Plan and roll out as per NO timelines.

  • Effectively manage implementation of initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress, recommendations within partnership guidelines.

  • Train, coach and mentor staff and partners on the initiative and follow-up on utilization of the initiative.

  • Provide technical support to Staff and partners on the initiatives

  • Follow up with staff and Partners to ensure 100% return on investment of CDPCs materials, horizon mobile phones, and digital story teller materials through 100% utilization of the systems for the intended objectives.

Management of external engagements with SOs

  • Ensure quality and timely Communications between Cluster, NO and SOs.

  • Establish and coordinate timely delivery and dispatch of messages/ correspondences

  • Manage Sponsor visits to their sponsored children in Uganda in line with child Sponsorship standards.

  • Arrange for the visits (Organize all logistic needs).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on child and adult safe guarding issues, submit sponsor visit report.

  • Document and share with Programme key findings from sponsor visits, recommendations and opportunities

Child and Adult Safe Guarding

  • Ensure that Videos and photos being sent to NO, SOs/GC have consent forms signed by guardian/parents.

  • Ensure all RCs have a signed consent form on file.

  • Organize the internal child and adult safe guarding committee meetings at the cluster offices.

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any violations in accordance with the child and adult safe guarding policy and guidelines

  • Ensure child and adult safe guarding compliance standards at the cluster/AP.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A University Degree information Technology, Statistics or any other related field.

  • 3 years Experiences and knowledge in data entries, analysis and data base management are added advantage.

  • 3 Years of Experience in Computer systems support and Field engagements

  • Computer skills in Windows, MS Excel, Word, publisher and power point.

  • Database management

  • Motorcycle riding is an added advantage

Sponsorship Operation Officer – Pajule Area Program

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Sponsorship Operation Officer – Pajule Area Program

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Pader District

Purpose of the position:

To effectively manage Area Program Registered Children (RC), Sponsorship Operations, community engagement, participation and protection within acceptable partnership standards, in a manner that contributes to sustained improved child wellbeing.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Management of Sponsorship Performance and Quality Assurance in accordance to WVI partnership standards

  • Manage all sponsorship operations and reporting using sponsorship Horizon.

  • Ensure Registered Children Monitoring Status (CMS) is maintained within partnership standards.

  • Ensure quality Sponsorship Operation Indicators (SOIs) are implemented and maintained within partnership standard of 95%

  • Ensure every RC records within Horizon and files are well Updated, managed and stored securely respectively.

  • Facilitate timely processing and Management of all Correspondences (Christmas cards, Sponsor letters, Annual Progressive Report, introductory letters, Support Office Queries, Gift Notifications…) within partnership standard of 95%.

  • Mobilize and support RC families to adequately prepare for and manage sponsor visits.

  • Ensure that Sponsorship 2.0 Media Contents (Photos and Video’s) are delivered according to the Partnership requirements and standards.

  • Facilitate Children, Volunteers and stakeholders Sponsorship Basic Training and Sponsorship initiatives.

  • Ensure 102% supply and Management of planned number of Registered Children in line with Support Office.

  • Hold monthly / quarterly meetings with Community Volunteers Association and guardians/parents and child protection committees to address findings from monitoring.

  • Implementation of Field Level Sponsorship initiatives & Innovations

  • Ensuring adherence and compliance of sponsorship volunteers to child and adult safe guarding

Sponsorship Planning, Implementation and Reporting

  • Work with Project Officer 1s (PO1s) to develop integrated Annual Sponsorship Operational Plans and facilitate implementation, monitoring while reporting and integrating 100% RCs participation.

  • Facilitate implementation, monitoring and reporting of Community Engagement and Sponsorship (CESP) planned activities.

  • Mobilize and facilitate periodical community engagements of stakeholders (RC guardians, RCs and COVAs) focusing on child wellbeing.

  • Facilitate Community Volunteers Associations and partners in monitoring of Community engagement and Sponsorship activities.

  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of children and their communities in planning, monitoring and implementation of community development initiatives.

  • Facilitate RC participation within the CDPC and update and Report every RC participation and benefit in accordance to the partnership standards

  • Support the collection, documentation & Reporting of RC impact and success stories.

  • 100% sponsorship Budget utilized based on the DIP and Cashflow

Community engagement and Sponsorship education

  • Conduct Community sensitizations, capacity building sessions on World Vision Sponsorship Model through Community Volunteer Associations (RC guardians, community leaders and other established community groups and stakeholders)

  • Lead and Support formation and Training of the Registered Children committees in the respective CPDC for their Wellbeing. .

  • Support and facilitate the children committees to plan and hold meetings at all levels (School, parish and sub county) on a regular basis

  • Conduct periodical community engagement with other technical project officers and advocacy sessions and case management based on the Child Wellbeing and sponsorship in programming

  • Mobilize communities to participate in planned annual children care and protection events.

Strengthening Field operating model through Community Volunteer Associations

  • Support the formation, mentoring and functionality of the Community Volunteers Associations for implementation & Monitoring of Sponsorship operations deliverables and planned activities.

  • Building capacities of the Community Volunteers, adult RCs and Children committees to manage Sponsorship operations and Media.

  • Support COVAs to mobilize, empower and monitor RC households to participate and benefit from the Technical programs within the APs development

  • Facilitate and mentor Community Volunteer Associations to support CESP activity implementation and Monitor the wellbeing of children wellbeing (to go on Community engagement)

Community Led Care, Child Protection, Child Participation and Voice

  • Lead and Facilitate the establishment and functionality of Child Participation and Development centers for RCs within established APs institutions like schools , Faith Based institutions ,learning centers and Health centers

  • Support and Facilitate Periodical RC Child wellbeing engagements within Child Participation and Development Center based planned Technical Project Activities focusing on the child wellbeing.

  • Manage and follow up case managements and report any incidents in line with child protection as per policy and guidelines.

  • Conduct Periodical Community Sensitization on Child Protection, children’s rights and responsibilities.

  • Capacity building and mentorship of CDPC facilitators on different age appropriate life skills to able to train children within the centres.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a Diploma in Social Work or any other relevant discipline.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in community work and engagement with Sponsorship agencies

  • Writing and reporting skills

  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Partnership and Collaboration Skills

  • Community Mobilization and Engagements

  • Communication skills

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Motorcycle riding skills

Project Officer 1 – Education - Wol Area Program

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Project Officer 1 Education - Wol Area Program

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Agago District

Purpose of the position:

Contribute to achieving equitable access and quality education planning, implementing and monitoring the Education Quality Improvement Program activities through approaches that improve enrolment, retention, completion, literacy, numeracy and life skills. The position will support direct project activity implementation and roll out of best practices and models in a manner that promotes ownership and sustainability.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning and implementation

  • Plan and coordinate all sub county and district based project activities in consultation with the TPO, the CCT and the DEO

  • Plan and implement school based project activities.

  • Develop activity concepts in line with the detailed annual operation plan, the budget and TP log frame

  • Organize meetings and workshops for teachers and field facilitators to implement education project activities and models

  • Track and manage activity budgets and ensure timely and cost effective project implementation.

  • Produce timely, accurate, compliant and quality reports

  • Participant in project management meetings and reflection forums

  • Support and participate in district education Advocacy initiatives

  • Conduct and facilitate community awareness raising and community mobilization

  • Ensure cross cutting themes are mainstreamed in education project.

Technical support and training

  • In liaison with the CCT and the DEO, conduct a capacity needs assessment for teachers and literacy volunteer

  • Develop a capacity building plan for teachers and volunteers

  • Mobilization of and conducting trainings to build capacities on supporting enrolment, retention and completion

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to teachers through support supervision visits

  • Build Local level Peer mentoring mechanism for teachers, School management committees and literacy volunteers

  • Identify technical experts to train district and community groups

  • Liaise with the TPO for technical support on capacity building

Partnership and networking

  • Identify and build linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in implementation at the Sub County and District level

  • Support development of school improvement plans and monitor their implementation

  • Participation in sub county coordination meetings to influence decisions on education

  • Organize periodic partner and stakeholder monitoring visits

  • Organize teachers and literacy volunteers fora to promote learning

  • Participate and represent WVU in key technical working forums at the sub county and the district

  • Conduct advocacy campaigns for education in general and girl child education in particular

Documentation and Reporting

  • Maintain a data bank for schools in the APs, head teachers, enrolment, drop out, teachers, teachers trained in different models

  • Conduct school mapping and peer group mapping and document for project activities

  • Effectively document all information related to girl child enrolment trends in targeted school

  • Responsible for capturing individual children attendance, performance and behavior indicators related to drop out of children

  • Document good practices and project success stories and share them

Support supervision and Mentoring

  • Conduct support supervision and mentoring sessions for teachers

  • Facilitate formation of children network/peer networks at school and sub county level

  • Support schools to have classroom print rich materials,

  • Maintain a record of RCs in Schools and monitor their attendance and performance during school visits

  • Hold reflection meetings on key education program activities and indicators

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Must be a holder of a degree in education or any other degree but with a diploma in education.

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in education and or community work.

  • Must have classroom teaching experience of not less than 2 years

  • Experience in the education sector programming in a reputable organization is an added advantage

  • Must be effective in written and verbal communication in English

  • Knowledge of a local language(s) in Uganda is may be an added advantage

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is a must

  • Computer literate

  • Writing and reporting skills

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Facilitation skills

  • School management and /or mentorship of teachers

  • Experience working with communities and teachers

  • Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team

Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant Pader Agago Cluster

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Hygiene and Sanitation Assistant Pader Agago Cluster

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Pader District

Purpose of the position:

Implement field level WASH interventions in the ADP in line with programme targets, national and partnership standards using effective and efficient promotion tools/approaches recommended for Uganda context. The position requires passion and commitment to spend more time with the community to understand the problem in depth, culture and value system of the community and facilitate them in the required behavioral change.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Facilitate sustainable access to safe water supply in target communities

  • Carry out biannual and annual community situation assessment on key Water, Sanitation and parameters so as to identify areas for interventions for the Area Development Program assigned.

  • Mobilized community members on six critical requirements to ensure ownership, operation and maintenance of the water source.

  • Conduct field level monitoring of construction, usage and maintenance of existing WASH facilities ensure that every facility has a trained and functional management to sustain its service.

Carry out Hygiene & Sanitation promotion in target communities

  • Lead counterparts (Sub County Officials and partners) in identification, mobilization and sensitization of target communities to participate in WASH activities.

  • Lead counterparts and partners (Health Assistant/CDO, church leaders, community and cultural leaders), in the hygiene and Sanitation promotion activities in target communities; using WV recommended approaches for the attainment of ODF communities & Schools.

  • Implement hygiene promotion activities in schools to ensure adoption of hand washing practice among pupils, SHC led management of sanitation facilities, and acquisition of life skills in making reusable sanitary pads, liquid soap, pit covers and tippy taps.

  • Conduct WASH promotion in health facilities in the respective APs, ensuring that the target health facilities meet WV WASH indicators and serve as a centre for learning for OPD and ANC clients.

Carry out documentation and reporting of project activities

  • Timely develop weekly, monthly and Quarterly implementation plans and reports on WASH project activities in the AP and share with the CDF, HSO and other stakeholders.

  • Support in providing necessary data for the development of the proposals, annual budgets and activity plans of all the software activities and ensure they’re implemented timely and are of high quality.

  • Identify and document significant change stories that arise for WV WASH interventions

Promote partnership and integration with the Sub County and other WV projects

  • Conduct basic trainings and refresher trainings as well as extend guidance and technical support to the Community based Hygiene and sanitation Promotion structures e.g. S/C staff, CHEWs, Church leaders, COVAs etc.

  • Implement activities in collaboration with S/C staff (HA)

  • Eensure that sponsored children benefit and participate in WASH programme interventions.

  • Integration of programming with other WV projects/activities

  • Represent the project at Sub County level

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Bachelors` Degree in Environmental Sanitation/Health Sciences, Public Health, Community Health or any other related field attained from a recognized higher institution.

  • Experience in implementing WASH related activities or public health related with WASH for a minimum of 2 years, preferably within an International NGO context.

  • Knowledge about CLTS, CHAST and PHAST methods.

  • Very strong facilitation skills, community mobilization skills and the ability to effectively communicate key issues to communities.

  • Ability to coordinate a range of diverse actors and activities to achieve a common objective in the area of Sanitation and Hygiene.

  • Knowledge of PRA methods and willingness to live in the rural communities in the project areas.

  • Good Computer skills and ability to write technical reports.

  • Must be able to present motor cycle riding license, class A.

  • Must be fluent in applicable local Languages and English.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services

Cluster Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide leadership and management over a team of programme staff towards quality design, implementation, and monitoring of World Vision programmes in alignment with the national office strategy.

To ensure that programme goals, outcomes and outputs agreed upon with programme stakeholders (national office, funding office, government, communities and technical partners) are achieved within agreed timelines and budgets and contribute in measurable ways towards improved wellbeing of children, their families and communities, especially the most vulnerable.

To contribute to the growth of the World Vision Chad’s resource portfolio at programme level and ensure effective and efficient management of resources (human, financial and material) following World Vision standards and guidelines.

To uphold World Vision’s core values and interests in the running of operations and be the main contact person before local stakeholders and partners in the area of operations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership & management

  • Model a leadership and life style which uphold World Vision identity and core values before staff and partners inside and outside the operational area

  • Build a collaborative and mutually supportive environment for program staff encouraging sharing and learning.

  • Organize and coordinate daily programme activities ensuring that staff receive support they need to perform to their highest capacity.

  • Supervise all direct reports, including orientation, on-going management support, quarterly coaching, annual performance planning and appraisal.

  • Support the professional and personal development of staff through on-the-job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities.

Planning, budgeting & management

  • Ensure appropriate participation and ownership of communities (including children) and partners of each programme in developing goals, outcomes and outputs in alignment with the national strategy as well as technical approaches and technical programmes to support the improved wellbeing of children and communities.

  • Coordinate budgeting process at programme level, prepare Multi-Year Budgets, and ensure that plans and budgets are communicated to and approved by the relevant stakeholders (NO, SO) through appropriate channels and systems

  • Ensure that programme funds are used for the agreed purposes, and that finance policies, standards and procedures are followed in all transactions.

  • Monitor spending vs. budget monthly and/or quarterly for Project-level expenditure & make corrective actions where necessary

  • Coordinate monitoring of programme progress against defined plans and timelines, and take action to steer things in the right direction.

  • Ensure proper and documented management

Accountability and quality assurance

  • Develop programme risk management and mitigation plans and ensure their effective implementation

  • Coordinate with programme staff to provide monthly progress updates to the national office and ensure detailed narrative and financial reports are prepared at the end of Q2 and Q4 for Support Offices including financial variance explanation.

  • Ensure programmes, including sponsorship operations, meet the required quality standards

Networking and collaboration

  • Develop and maintain positive and productive relationships with local partners

  • Participate in relevant networks, working groups, and meetings profiling WV Chad work and perspectives

  • Represent WV Chad leadership and interests before local authorities in the area of operations

  • Contribute to managing relationships with donors and funding offices and organize field visits to show evidence of impact of WV’s work in the lives of children, their families and communities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Education, knowledge & skills, licenses preferred, and all experiences required to perform this position in a fully competent manner.

  1. At least Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Business Administration, Rural development, social studies or any related field

  2. Minimum of 4 years managerial experience in Programme/project management with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex international organization.

  3. Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred

  4. Strong budgetary and financial management skills.

  5. Proficiency in written and spoken French and English.

  6. Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.

  7. Ability to maintain performance expectations and hold other accountable

  8. Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes or similar database, email and internet programs.

Ability to travel within country, regional and internationally.

Project Officer 1 – Health - Wol Area Program

Back ground

World Vision Uganda is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 82 districts in Uganda implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & community resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with the beneficiaries above. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for qualified and passionate individuals willing to share in our vision and join our team in the position below.

Position: Project Officer 1 – Health - Wol Area Program

Report to: Child Sponsorship and Development Facilitator

Location: Agago District

Purpose of the position:

To implement field level health technical programme activities and relevant sponsorship performance in line with targets and partnership standards in a manner that contributes to sustained and improved child wellbeing.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning, implementation and reporting

  • Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned health activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.

  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements

  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other fora

  • Routinely identify local level health partners, support and facilitate them in the implementation of planned activities

  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities

  • Communicate and work with local health facilities and Community Health Workers to improve health and nutrition issues identified in the communities on a monthly basis

  • Conduct Health camps to ensure good health and prevent Registered Children (RC) deaths.

  • Facilitate and document the integration of MVC in the Area program and integrate into the TP programming.

  • Support District wide selected activities outside of the Area program in the district of operation

  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories.

Community engagement and advocacy

  • Innovatively support communities including Registered Children’s (RC) households to participate and benefit from the health program development

  • Mobilize and sensitize community (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) on health programs and issues and facilitate participation in the management of various community health and nutrition projects

  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.

  • Follow-up on commitments by local leaders on improvement of the health environment and general wellbeing of children.

  • Mobilize communities to participate in the relevant child health days and celebrations such as the world breast feeding week.

  • Participate/represent world Vision Uganda in the health sector review meetings both at facility and sub county level

  • Support implementation of National campaigns “It Takes a World” to address the health issues.

  • Compile issue reports and position papers for sharing with relevant stakeholders at sub county and district level.

  • Engage Faith leaders in implementation of health activities and track cases addressed

Monitoring and evaluation

  • Analyze and follow up management of RCs with health challenges

  • Compile monitoring reports for management action and participate in updating of the databases of the different health models

  • Work with CSDF to identify, train monitors and partners on health related matters.

  • Support the health facility teams to review and analyze their data for impact and relevant feedback to the community teams

  • Conduct quarterly reflection meetings with Community Health workers and follow-up on agreed actions.

  • Build the capacity of Community Health workers to implement and report on activities implemented

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Sensitize children including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of a diploma in nursing, nutrition, clinical medicine, public health, community health and related fields.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in community health and engagement with programming sectors (health and WASH)

  • Computer literate (Ms Word, Excel And Power point)

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Community Mobilization and engagement skills

  • Report writing skills

  • Networking and influencing skills

  • Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s)

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle is a MUST

  • Willing to stay in rural setting within Sub County of operation

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Willing to attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required

Area Program Manager - Nyanga

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Title: Area Program Manager

Location: Nyanga

Purpose of the Position

The purpose of the role is to provide strategic leadership in assigned Area Program (AP) and manage through planning, relationship building with local partners and ensuring team accountability and effectiveness resulting in a community owned programme/s that contribute to the sustained wellbeing of children especially the most vulnerable. Manager ensures Technical Program (TP)s are implemented in a way that promotes sustainable results, ensuring the 5 drivers of sustainability are considered.

Key Responsibilities

Leading Programme/s Assessment, Design & Implementation in line with World Vision (WV) partnership expectations & guidelines

  • Lead the design and development of the programme/s, in liaison with Technical Programme Managers and community partners.

  • Lead the development of the Program strategic plans and ensure that these are aligned to the National Office strategic objectives

  • Communicate effectively World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and our approach to coordinate and facilitate development processes towards the well-being of the children in the communities.

  • Model Christian leadership, practice stewardship and provide spiritual guidance/development to staff.

  • Support the Program programme team/s, enabling them to focus on building and maintaining collaborative relationships with programme beneficiaries and partners.

Facilitate capacity building of staff, partners, CBOs and other local leadership structures to enhance the sustained wellbeing of children.

  • Develop and enforce internal controls and other prescribed operating standards and align operating procedure to Audit and Ministry quality guidelines.

  • Support professional and personal development of staff in order to enhance their performance.

  • Create and maintain effective working relationships with all key work units including Sponsorship, Grants, Program quality, Finance and administration.

  • Lead the implementation of WV programing models in liaison with Technical programme managers and government extension staff.

Sponsorship management

  • Ensure all sponsorship Key Performance Indicators and standards are met in the AP

  • Work closely with Sponsorship Specialists to mainstream sponsorship into AP programming

  • Manage advocacy work on Child Protection using various Advocacy Models i.e. CVA.

Networking with government, district authorities and other relevant stakeholders for successful facilitation of the development process.

  • Broker and sustain partnerships and relationships with RDCs, DA’s , Support Offices and local leadership.

  • Manage Area Program-wide relationships with other NGOs and network and develop partnerships with local churches and private partners for improved programming.

  • Represent World Vision in various community, district and any other relevant fora.

  • Ensure programme/s priorities and approaches are aligned with government policies and local authority plans.

Enhance organisational effectiveness through team building and the provision of leadership in human resources, administration & risk management for the programme.

  • Ensure qualified staff is recruited and adequately capacitated to facilitate development processes in the AP.

  • Ensure compliance to WV partnership standards in finance & administration, people & culture

  • Ensure the integration of HEA, grants, advocacy and provide leadership to all WV interventions in the Program.

Programme & Project Management

  • Plan and coordinate Disaster Risk Reduction initiatives across the Program.

  • Ensure an effective and efficient monitoring system is in place, wholly owned by community and stakeholders and providing information to meet Word Vision requirements.

  • Facilitate inter and intra Program learnings to enrich programming and develop new innovations

  • Consolidate monthly, semi-annual and annual program reports for submission to Support Offices and Donor

  • Manage Budgets for assigned programs as per Finance Field Manual and ensure compliance

  • Facilitate audit compliance and implementation of audit recommendations

  • Support professional and personal development of staff through on job coaching, identification of learning and training needs/opportunities.

  • Monitor funding commitments, project spending against budget, preparation and submission of required program progress and financial reports on a regular basis.

  • Ensure timely follow up & resolution of audit issues in the AP.

  • Ensure proper management of AP budget, project funding, expenditure and accomplishment of ministry objectives in line with WVI requirements

Safeguarding & Child Protection

  • Ensure staff and partners understand WV child protection policy

  • Ensure awareness raising for prevention and reporting of child protection incidents.

  • Participate in, & promote establishment of children rights networks, and support policy that seeks to change structures and systems that jeopardise the rights of children in coordination with advocacy.

  • Ensure that All programme assessment and design processes have an assessment of Gender Based Violence risks as well as risks to other vulnerable adults, such as people living with HIV or people with disabilities;

  • Develop systems that promote the implementation of the Safeguarding Management Policy eg Community Feedback and Complaint mechanisms in WV projects as well as to ensure that the community members are aware of these.

  • Ensure that all safeguarding standards are adhered to by staff and affiliates at program level as well as ensuring compliance among stakeholders/partners within your operating area.

  • Ensure that program risk register are updated with safeguarding risks as per standard and copy submitted to the National office

Experience, knowledge, skills and qualities required

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Rural Development, Social Sciences, Social Work, Community development and any other relevant field.

  • Advanced Degree in Community Development, Social Sciences, Social work or other relevant field will be an added advantage.

  • Ability to maintain strong links with other NGO’s, community structures and government agencies.

  • In-depth knowledge of project design, project management, project implementation and proposal writing.

  • Understanding and knowledge of community development

  • In-depth knowledge of WV’s field operations in both relief and Development

  • Strong understanding of community-led development work

  • Solid understanding on design, monitoring, and evaluation

Local Coordinator, Vlora Area

Position:Local Coordinator

Work location: World Vision Albania, Vlore Area

Deadline of applications:26 August 2019

Type:Fixed term, Full-Time

Purpose of position

The purpose of this position is to contribute to the planning, development and implementation of the project: “Returnees reintegrate and reinvest within country” - REINVEST Project funded by GIZ. The local coordinator will develop, establish and maintain project management standards and procedures. Is responsible for developing the project timeline and implementation plan as well as coordinating the resources necessary to successfully complete the project in the respective municipality. This includes providing project support in the coordination, monitoring, reporting, and documentation of project activities as well as working with key people such as the Team Leaders and Project Manager. Acts as a liaison person between all project parties.

Major Responsibilities

Project Planning and Implementation

  • Responsible for the implementation with quality and in due time of the project activities (work with professionals, families and children).

  • Designs and coordinates the calendar of activities in the municipality together with the municipality staff, other key stakeholders and the Project Manager.

  • Performs all financial expenses in the activities of the project in the respective municipality, the relevant financial packages as well as keeps and follows up on financial expenses based on the relevant budget and guidance of Project Manager and finance staff.

  • Recruits, manages and coaches Children Club Leaders.

  • Supports the procurement department on the necessary procedures related to the project implementation.

  • Participate proactively in relevant events organized in the framework of the project in the municipality of work and in relevant meetings organized by other stakeholders;

  • Share the gained learning regarding migration and socio-economic issues with the Project Manager.

Project Monitoring

  • Responsible for the implementation of the monitoring plan of the project and the respective documentation in the specific region, by gathering and keeping regular data developed by Monitoring and Evaluation team.

  • Monitor, track, and report the status and deliverables against plans and schedules.

  • Follow-up and track responses and submissions of required documents to team leaders and project manager.

  • Maintain and update project plans and monitoring tools.

  • Contributes to ensuring that the project activities are delivered within scope, time and budget.

  • Provide monthly information to team leaders for each component progress.

Partnering and Coordination

  • Ensure local level government representatives engagement in activities;

  • Responsible to work with other stakeholders to resolve issues around project budget, resources, conflicting priorities, schedules, etc.

  • Identify and assess business risks; propose mitigation plans; identify, track and escalate issues as appropriate

  • Enable and facilitate networking and connection with relevant stakeholders, partners and community in an integrated and efficient manner.

  • Assist stakeholders and community partners to identify and mobilize community resources needed for project implementation

  • Actively participate in feedback, reflection and learning activities.

Required Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Degree in social science, or related subjects to development and/or social work

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience in coordinating projects in the specific municipality

  • Previous work experience with children and youth affected by migration or similar topic

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills in Albanian and English.

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • B-category driving license. Minimum of three years active driving experience.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Working experience with projects and/or community.

  • Good understanding of community development.

  • Experience in networking with different stakeholders.

Note:While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted.